Know Before You Go: We've modified the Zoo experience in accordance with public guidance and health recommendations. Please review our FAQs (FPZ and SZ) before your visit. Members:​ Online reservations are required for your visit.

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What You Can Do

Recycle your old cell phone, revise your grocery list, or listen to frogs (yep, you read that right)—they’re all small ways you can make a huge difference in the natural world.

End Animal Trafficking and Exploitation

Private ownership of big cats, primates, and other “exotic” animals for commercial exploitation is a serious animal welfare problem. Call your legislators to support bills ending these practices.

Be Informed, Buy Informed.

We as consumers can make informed purchasing choices that can change the course of wildlife trafficking. Put simply, if we don't buy it, they'll stop selling it.

Become a Citizen Scientist

Help researchers improve the planet by observing nature and reporting your findings.

Hang up on deforestation –recycle your old cell phone at the Zoo

We've teamed up with Eco-Cell, a company which provides a “No Landfill” electronics recycling program.

Gorillas on the Line...Answer the Call!

Through Sept. 24, you're invited to join our global mobile phone recycling challenge. Our collective goal: 15,000 devices recycled to help save gorillas in the wild!

Ivory Belongs on Elephants

Every day, 96 elephants are killed in Africa—that’s 35,000 a year. African forest elephants now face extinction in the next 10 to 20 years. Join the herd in protecting this vanishing species.

The Palm Oil Crisis

Palm oil plantations threaten the habitats of orangutans, tigers, and more. How can you help? Look in your grocery cart.

Join the Plastic Free July EcoChallenge

Become part of the global movement to reduce and refuse single-use plastics!

Protect Endangered Species

From planting native species in your backyard, to buying "smart" souvenirs, check out our tips and resources for how you can help protect endangered species.

Quarters for Conservation

We not only support the conservation and sustainability of wildlife within our Zoo – we put our resources towards goals that matter.

Reduce Plastic Pollution

Each year, at least 8 million tons of plastics leak into the ocean. Let's turn the tide of plastic pollution through simple everyday changes that make a big impact.

Reduce the Risk of Zoonotic Diseases

The COVID-19 crisis was knowable, predictable and preventable. You can help reduce the risk of future pandemics. Tell your legislators to co-sponsor the “Preventing Future Pandemics Act."

Shop the Frog

Look for the frog symbol on your purchases to be sure they're Rainforest Alliance Certified™ .

Water Conservation

Learn simple ways that you can help protect our planet’s most precious resource.